Business students interview for internships March 27

Chris Allen, human resources staffing manager at Vallourec Star, discusses internship opportunities with Jacob Walters, YSU accounting major.

Chris Allen, human resources staffing manager at Vallourec Star, discusses internship opportunities with Jacob Walters, YSU accounting major.

Youngstown State University business students interview with area employers during the Spring 2015 Williamson College of Business Administration’s Internship Interview Day 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 27, in Williamson Hall on the YSU campus.

Regional and local employers will schedule interviews with business students majoring in accounting, advertising/public relations, business administration, business economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management information systems, and marketing, as well as those pursuing certificates in nonprofit leadership, enterprise resource planning and entrepreneurship.

A partial list of participating organizations include Cogistix, LLC; Fastenal; Packer Thomas; Vallourec Star; WFMJ-TV; Youngstown Phantoms Hockey; Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley; Sage Data Service; ABB; Cintas; AXA Advisors; and Mercy Foundation.

More than 36 percent of WCBA graduates complete an internship through the assistance of the Professional Practice Program, located in the Office of Student Services in the College. Students receive college credit and are paid for their internship. The internships are often short-term, project-specific work opportunities that allow students to earn college credits toward graduation. Students gain hands-on career experience in their major areas of study, which enhances their professional resume and makes them more marketable.

To learn more about internship and cooperative education opportunities, contact Christina Costello, assistant coordinator of Professional Practice Program, at 330-941-2376.